Perspective view of Aureum Chaos looking north-east
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Perspective view of Aureum Chaos, looking north-east

August 18, 2005
The HRSC obtained this image of Aureum Chaos during orbit 456 with a resolution of approximately 25 metres per pixel. The scene shows an area located at about 3º South and 335º East, looking roughly north to north-east.

In right-hand corner, a roughly five kilometre-wide region of bright material is observed. This material appears to form distinct layers that may have been created by the evaporation of fluids or by hydrothermal activity.

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